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Top 10 Actor Replacements That Totally Ruined The Movie

whether you want to blame the director
the casting director or the performer
these are all phenomenal cases of miss
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videos for this list we’re taking a look
at actors who usurped famous movie roles
but failed to live up to their
predecessors this never happened to the
other film number 10 Julianne Moore as
Clarice Starling Hannibal he’s always
with me like bad habit Julianne Moore is
an amazing actress but taking over the
role of Clarice Starling is a thankless
task Jodie Foster made the character
iconic in 1991 and even won an Academy
Award for her career defining
so when foster turned down the chance to
reprise the role in 2001’s Hannibal the
long-awaited sequel probably should have
ceased development entirely the
filmmakers decided to take a James Bond
approach to Clarice however ultimately
casting Moore how you doing sitting
there in the dark Starling thinking
about cannibalism maybe Moore’s presence
could have worked if the movie was a
reboot but seeing anybody other than
foster as Clarice in this continuity is
just distracting it didn’t help them
more got stuck with a ridiculous script
which Foster said betrayed the original
character good evening Carrie’s just at
number nine Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese
Terminator Genisys are you kidding me
we’re the first two Terminator films
remain sci-fi classics the ensuing
sequels are infamous for their
nonsensical plots and inconsistencies
those continuity errors are only more
apparent since each sequel comes
complete with a revolving door of
replacement actors in a franchise
littered with questionable casting
choices Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese is
the most misguided oh this is all wrong
right John John sent me here to save you
from the Terminator that was sent back
to kill me I know but we already took
care of him you never believed Courtney
is the driven soldier we saw in the
first Terminator who was exceptionally
played by the criminally underrated
Michael Biehn even Anton Yelchin who had
minimal screen time as the character in
Terminator Salvation turned in a more
charismatic portrayal of Kyle than
Courtney who comes off as more
artificial than any Terminator remember
Genisys is Skynet number eight Ben
Affleck as Jack Ryan the sum of all
fears million other families will be
dead in 30 minutes Jack Ryan is another
series that’s known for constantly
recasting the titular character the
original trilogy saw Alec Baldwin and
Harrison Ford convincingly play the CIA
analyst the sum of all fears which
served as a reboot is considered one of
the franchise’s blinder entries and
unfortunately the same can be said about
Ben Affleck stake on Ryan okay fine
whatever you call it I’m not I don’t do
that I just write reports well Affleck
had the potential to put a fresh spin on
this younger version of the character
his performance is simply underdeveloped
Peter Travers stated that Affleck quote
merely creates an outline for a role he
still needs to grow into who would have
guessed the Jim from the office would
later deliver a more fleshed out
portrayal of Ryan once the money’s gone
he’s gone I promise you that number
seven Jonathan Bennett as Van Wilder Van
Wilder freshman year Romans watching
women Leonard appears
the original Van Wilder might not be a
comedic masterpiece but Ryan Reynolds
star-making performance helped it to
grow a cult following over time Reynolds
brought an energetic charm to the
titular party animal that ultimately
elevated the material so his absence
doomed this straight-to-dvd prequel from
the get-go Jonathan Bennett does
seemingly try to replicate Reynolds
facial expressions and speech
inflections but the key word here is try
you probably spent summer in Amsterdam I
think it’s important to familiarize
oneself with international tongues the
audience is always aware that they’re
watching a dollar store knockoff of
Reynolds and the performance never feels
like anything more than an impression
much like Jim Carrey Reynolds is a
one-of-a-kind comedic performer who
can’t be replaced with just any old
actor what do you want for me number six
Mary Alice as the Oracle the Matrix
Gloria Foster’s sadly passed away during
the production of The Matrix sequels
influencing the filmmakers to cast Mary
Alice as the Oracle in the final film
where foster brought a slice sense of
humor to this enigmatic being though
Alice shows up reads her convoluted
lines and that’s about it you and I may
not be able to see beyond our own
choices but that man can’t see past any
choice this makes for a rather mediocre
and – one of the franchise’s most
interesting characters it doesn’t help
that the plot actually acknowledges the
Oracle looks completely different that’s
like if in one of the Harry Potter
movies somebody asked Dumbledore say
professor did you do something different
with your face it just takes us out of
the movie-going experience and distracts
from the story you played a very
dangerous game change always is number
five George Clooney as Batman and Bruce
Wayne Batman and Robin this is why
Superman works alone after Michael
Keaton’s complex mysterious and
unpredictable take on the Dark Knight
Val Kilmer’s dull performance felt like
a serious downgrade as lackluster as
Kilmer was George Clooney brought Batman
never leave the cave without it what’s
ironic is that out of all the actors
who’ve played the character Cooney has
probably the closest to being a
real-life Bruce Wayne you’d think he’d
be able to bring a certain level of
class and authenticity to the role but
Clooney totally phones it in and doesn’t
even try to mask his voices Batman break
it you buy it
to this date who need jokes about how
the film killed the franchise for a
while bowing to never dawn the cape and
cowl again but you know I thought at the
time this was going to be a very good
career move
wasn’t number four Robert John Burke
as Alex Murphy and Robocop Robocop 3 our
first Robocop might not seem like a role
that’s especially hard to recast after
all Peter Weller spent much of the first
two films with his face mostly covered
and his robotic voice doesn’t sound too
difficult to replicate after seeing
Robert John Birks take on the super
cyborg however you really come to
appreciate everything well their
previously brought to the table you may
want to call the fire department
although Weller’s performance was
robotic he also injected a subtle sense
of humor and raw humanity into the role
finding the perfect balance between men
and machine there’s no mystery to
Burke’s interpretation of the character
making for a performance that feels as
if it came off the assembly line number
three dan Castellaneta as jeannie the
return of Jafar Robin Williams broke new
ground in voice acting when he breathed
life into Aladdin’s genie improvising
much of the characters dialogue jokes
and impressions Disney only paid
Williams $75,000 for his efforts however
and reportedly went back on several
conditions he had Williams thus
expressed no interest in reprising his
role in the straight-to-video sequel
even after Disney tried swaying him with
a Pablo Picasso painting he was thus
replaced by dan Castellaneta of Homer
Simpson Fame who can do a decent
impression of Williams but lacks the
energy and improv skills that made the
genie work
who’s laughing now
it took an apology from Disney and a
million dollar salary to get Williams
back through the third Aladdin film Your
Honor if I may enter a plea of insanity
number two Omar Epps as Willie Mays
Hayes major-league to Hayes one can read
on legs hurt Wesley Snipes is best known
for his performance in action films as
well as his financial and legal troubles
early in his career though the
then-unknown Snipes demonstrates his
comedic chops as baseball player Willie
Mays Hayes I bought a hundred of these
one for every base I’m gonna stick
major-league became a box office and
critical homerun but it did take five
years to get a sequel off the ground
within that time Snipes had moved on
with several high-profile roles and
didn’t return from major league – Omar
Epps who previously worked with director
David s Ward in the football drama the
program stepped up to the plate as
Snipes his replacement alas this one
about as well as Michael Jordan’s
transition from the NBA to baseball
before we unveil our top pick here are a
come with me if you want to live
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number one alan arkin as jacques
clouseau Inspector Clouseau there is a
time for laughing at the time for not
laughing and this is not one of them
although jacques clouseau was
essentially a supporting player in the
original Pink Panther he’d take center
stage in a shot in the dark before the
return of the Pink Panther in 1975
though we got the often forgotten
Inspector Clouseau film which didn’t
include Peter Sellers director Blake
Edwards or even Henry Mancini’s iconic
score all three were working on the
party at this time but that didn’t stop
the studio from moving on with alan
arkin as the bumbling inspector in a
like define dance for myself this was
seriously ill advised as nobody did
slapstick better than Sellars Arkin is a
versatile actor but his version of
Crusoe is too slow too disinterested and
better left is a forgotten case yes well
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